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Leaders from AT&T, China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom, Dialog Axiata, KT, Orange, Telefónica and Vodafone to Take the Stage in Barcelona

LONDON - Wednesday, January 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that more than a dozen CEOs and executives from across the mobile ecosystem as well as adjacent industry sectors have been added to the keynote programme at the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress. The GSMA also provided further updates on the event, including new programmes, partners, sponsors and more. Mobile World Congress will be held 2-5 March at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona.

“As always, Mobile World Congress will highlight the latest innovations in mobile, in the conference, across the exhibition, through our partner programmes and at the many events and meetings taking place over the four days,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “The 2015 Congress is set ... Read more »

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Latest Version of AggregateSpend360 Enables Life Sciences Companies to Deploy Globally and Meet EFPIA and CMS Disclosure Requirements

PARIS. - Thursday, January 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Cegedim Relationship Management today announced the availability of the latest release of its global aggregate spend and transparency compliance solution,AggregateSpend360™. This new release enables life sciences companies in Europe and the US to meet the most current disclosure obligations imposed by the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) and the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Keeping Up with Rapidly Changing CMS and EFPIA Disclosure Requirements The latest version of AggregateSpend360 provides extensive capability and flexibility to ensure that manufacturers submit reports based on CMS and EFPIA guidelines while adhering to their individual corporate practices. Life sciences companies in the US ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at Abu Dhabi Police carried out a successful mock drill to extinguish a “fire” and managed to evacuate its Abi Dhabi headquarters’ building in less than six minutes.   Colonel Ibrahim Sultan Al Zaabi, Deputy Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), indicated that the drill was carried out in pursuance of the Environment, Health and Safety Management System at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ.   Adding further, Colonel Al Zaabi stressed that mock evacuation drills are designed with a view to assess the readiness, preparedness and efficiency of police teams to deal with such incidents. “They are also in line with the Ministry of Interior’s strategy pertaining to the protection of government buildings from fire hazards”, he said.   In conclusion, the Deputy Head of the Criminal Investigatio ... Read more »

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Discussed Professional Affiliation and Incentives

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, January 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Resources and Support Services organized the first Human Resources Forum for the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Tuesday at Al Etihad Towers. The forum discussed an array of topics pertaining to job satisfaction incentives and indicators and staff members’ functional responsibility to maintain work sustainability and productivity and to instill the concept of loyalty and professional affiliation, as well as integrity and transparency.

Participants at the forum, which was held under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, emphasized that the leadership of the UAE dedicated special attention to developing human resources, in a way that contributes to preserving the national gains and ov ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, January 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

 Women in STEM Hackathon, Conference & Awards closed curtains on a stimulating Conference with speakers from across all regions exploring topics of interest and the Awards Gala Dinner to end the night on a fantastic buzz.

Under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, the event was organized by the Meera Kaul Foundation, the conference welcomed 17 speakers from across the world, exploring various stimulating topics to engage a room of over 200 delegates and budding entrepreneurs.

Concluding the two day affair was the Women in STEM 2015 Awards Dinner which embarked on recognizing women for their exceptional performance and contribution in STEM industries. Over the span of three months close to 50 nominations were received from Northern United States of America, Middle East countries, Africa, China and UAE, out of which over 30 shortlisted nominations were de ... Read more »

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Dubai’s A-list dining destination has cooked up some irresistible treats with two new fantastic offers

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Wake up to bright mornings with a sumptuous breakfast beginning 27th January. For the first two weeks of the launch of this new offer, Serafina Dubai located at Souk Al Bahar offers guests the chance to have a say on how much they think their breakfast is worth.

The intriguing proposition, called What’s It Worth?, allows the guests to enjoy their favourite breakfast delights while giving them the power to decide what their tab will be worth for a truly satisfying morning experience, guaranteed to perk up their day.

Then, every Wednesday beginning 28th January, Dubai’s fashionable and party-going women will be entitled to two free signature cocktails plus 35% off on food from 6:00 pm at the restaurant, while enjoying the live entertainment provided by the city&r ... Read more »

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Officers Promoted to New Ranks

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, January 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended the rehearsals of the graduation ceremony for the 25th batch of male cadets and university graduates, and the 9th batch of female university graduates. The rehearsals were conducted on Tuesday at the Police College field in Abu Dhabi.

HH Sheikh Saif closely reviewed the final preparations, arrangements, and technical equipment to be used in the graduation ceremony alongside the graduates line and military march that cadets performed in front of the center stands.

Wishing the graduates the best of luck and success, HH Sheikh Saif recognized the efforts of the Police College in the graduation of police officers that have proven themselves capable to maintain security and order. His Highness additionally encouraged the students to focus even furth ... Read more »

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BURLINGAME, Calif. - Wednesday, January 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Misfit, makers of wearable and smart home products, announced the integration of their Flash Fitness and Sleep Monitor with wearable controls enabled by a series of partnerships. The first fully featured activity and sleep tracker under $50, Flash will soon allow users to interact with their favorite apps and smart hardware by double or triple pressing its button face.

The first wearable control for Flash was demoed at CES, coinciding with the launch of Misfit Bolt, a connected bulb that lets users personalize their home lighting. Users will be able to turn Bolt on and off and control brightness with Flash.

Misfit is announcing the following upcoming integrations:

    Users will be able to start and stop their Spotify playlist with Flash.
    Misfit is working with Nest on an integration enabling users to connect Misfit’s sleep tra ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates. - Wednesday, January 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra, comprised of the UAE’s leading young musicians, today announced the winners of its GCC competition, organised in conjunction with the 11th Emirates International Peace Music Festival at a press conference held at Dubai Media City.

The grand prix winner, 15-year old Hana Boukhris from Tunisia, will play as a soloist with the Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra at the Emirates International Peace Music Festival (for young Virtuosos), held between 15th-19th March 2015. The event is held in partnership with Dubai Media City and the Abu Dhabi Festival.

At an awards ceremony hosted by Dubai Media City, a long standing partner of the competition, many of the 45 competitors drawn from across the UAE, picked up prizes across a number of categories. 12-year old UAE resident Eljin Yoo was named the winner of the violin category, Canadian Kuwait-resident J ... Read more »

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With 6,500 lawyers and professionals in 120 locations, new firm answers clients' call for broader experience, deeper business knowledge and greater cultural insight around the world

BEIJING - Tuesday, January 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At a signing ceremony today, in an historic first, 大成 (pronounced "da CHUNG"), a leading law firm in China, and Dentons, a top 10 global law firm, announced a combination that will be unique in the marketplace. The result will be the only firm to offer seamless service across Africa; Asia Pacific; Canada; Central Asia; Europe; the Middle East; Russia, CIS and the Caucasus; the United Kingdom (UK); the United States (US); and all 34 of China's regional administrative divisions.

Challenging the status quo through an historic combination.

The new firm will have more than 6,500 lawyers and professionals in 120 locations in more than 50 countries. It is the first combination of a leading Chin ... Read more »

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Funding to Focus on Continued Growth and Market Expansion

BOSTON & SAN FRANCISCO & NEW YORK - Tuesday, January 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Benu Networks, innovative provider of networking and software solutions for network operators deploying Carrier Wi-Fi and virtualized network services, today announced the inclusion of Shaw Ventures to complete a $27.7 Million funding round. This completes the list of venture participants previously announced that included ARRIS Group, Liberty Global, Spark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, and Comcast Ventures.

“This funding will allow Benu to continue to focus on bolstering its sales, marketing and engineering teams, and expand into the Latin America and Asia Pacific regions”, said Dino Di Palma, CEO of Benu Networks. “We are thrilled to be working with Shaw in our pursuit to deliver solutions to global carriers which will enable them to provide new and exciting cloud-based value-adde ... Read more »

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